Stability of graphene suspensions in an aqueous based multi-component medium

Evgenyi Yakimchuk1*, Regina Soots1, Irina Antonova1, 2, 3

1Rzhanov Institute of Semiconductor Physics SB RAS, 630090, 13 Lavrentiev Aven., Novosibirsk, Russia

2Novosibirsk State University, 630090, 6 Pirogov Str., Novosibirsk, Russia

3Novosibirsk State Technical University, 630073, 20 K. Marx Str., Novosibirsk, Russia

Adv. Mater. Lett., 2018, 9 (3), pp 211-215

DOI: 10.5185/amlett.2018.1885

Publication Date (Web): May 16, 2018

E-mail: eayakimchuk@isp.nsc.ru

Abstract


The stability of multi-component graphene-based ink solutions for its optimization and alignment with complex requirements of inkjet printing technologies is considered in the present study. Stable compositions of a four-component suspension (graphene, water, ethanol, and ethylene glycol) were analyzed with the use of Hansen solubility parameters and their experimental corrections. Realization of a set of the stable suspension composition showed that the droplet forming conditions at inkjet printing were fulfilled in all cases. From the point of view of printed layer drying and suppression of the coffee ring effect, it was found that the ethylene glycol concentration has to be lower than 20%. Printing by inks, which fit the optimal composition in all respects, has demonstrated good electrical characteristics, namely, the layer resistance of  3 – 15 kΩ/gama for lines with a 20-40 nm thickness. 

Keywords

Inkjet printing, graphene suspension, stability of ink solutions, printed layers properties.

Current Issue

Celebrating 10th Years of Diamond Open Access Publishing in Advanced Materials  


Cerebral Oxygenation Studies Through Near Infrared Spectroscopy: A Review


Analysis of Fine Sulfoaluminate Cement by Strength and Thermogravimetric Analysis


Characterization of the Interfacial Surface Energy for Composite Electrical Conduction Measurements using Two Full Range Percolation Threshold Models


Quantitative Detect of Fatigue of Membrane of Erythrocyte in Uniform Shear Field


Ecofriendly-developed Polyacrylic Acid-coated Magnetic Nanoparticles as Catalysts in Photo-fenton Processes


Evaluation of Drug Interactions with Medications Prescribed to Ambulatory Patients with Metabolic Syndrome in Urban Area


Fiber-reinforced Cementitious Composite: Sensitivity Analysis and Parameter Identification 


Evaluation of Drug Utilization Patterns Based on World Health Organization Drug use Indicators at Outpatients Clinics


Are Quantitatively Micro-machined Scaffolds Effective for Cell Technology?


Synthesis and Characterization of Gold Nanoparticles from Lobelia Nicotianifolia Leaf Extract and its Biological Activities


Advanced Oxidations of Tartrazine Azo-dye


Antifungal Activity of Salvia jordanii Against the Oral Thrush Caused by the Cosmopolitan Yeast Candida albicans among Elderly Diabetic Type 2 patients


Previous issues

Advanced Materials Congress Celebrating 10th Years of Establishment

Secure Management of Networked Batteries for Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) Systems  

The Cause of 100-year Low Carbonated Concrete of the Bridge 

Organic Montmorillonite Intercalated Nano-composites Prevent Post-Surgical Associated Infections

Morphology/tensile Performance Relationship for LLDPE/PP Double Gated Injected Blends

Preparation and Characterization of Nickel Ferrite Nanoparticles via Sol-gel Method

Nitrogen-doped Diamond Nanowire Gas Sensor for the Detection of Methane

Manufacture of Functional Open-cell Al Foams with Recycled Al Scraps using NaCl Ball Space Holder 

Vilsmeier-Haack Transformations under Non Classical Conditions

New Application of Highly Vesicular Basalt from Jabel Isbil Volcano (Dhamar-Rada'a Volcanic Field), Yemen

An Assessment of Tribological Characteristics under different Operating Condition

Functional Bi Coatings as A Perspective Material for Radiation Shields Production against Electron Radiation

Effects of Silica Modified NiFe2O4 on the Dielectric and Electrical Properties of NiFe2O4 filled Poly (methyl methacrylate) Composites

Upcoming Congress

Knowledge Experience at Sea TM